Golden Age of Persia: The Arabs in the East (Book)R. N. Frye (author)
Book 204 Pages / Published: 01/10/2000
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The four hundred years which followed the explosive spread of Islam in the 7th century brough a unique fusion of cultures to Iran - unique because Iran embraced Islam while maintaining continuity with its own Persian heritage. The result was the great age of Iranian civilization, a broad culture created from the meeting of traditions: art and architecture flourished; Persian poetry flowered, in a language expanded by the rich Arabic vocabulary; great advances were made in science and medicine. Richard Frye describes these centuries as a high point in human achievement.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 204
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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